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The 29th annual Crayola Sale for the United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes takes place from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 14 at the LEX Fairgrounds in Lindsay. (Photo: United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes)

Annual Crayola Sale for United Way of City of Kawartha Lakes returns on October...

Crayola Canada hopes proceeds from sale will help push its total donation to the United Way to $1 million.
Peterborough Police Service Chief Murray Rodd speaks during a press conference in November 2015 following arson at Peterborough's only mosque. (Photo: CTV)

Peterborough Police Chief Murray Rodd announces retirement

Rodd has served for 35 years with the police service, including the past 10 years as chief.
The Mount Community Centre in Peterborough is one of five organizations in the Kawarthas competing for funding this year from the Aviva Community Fund. The Mount is seeking up to $100,000 to make the heritage wooden verandahs accessible, particularly for five men with special needs who are living there. (Photo: The Mount Community Centre)

Five organizations in the Kawarthas competing in 2017 Aviva Community Fund

Voting now open for community projects in Haliburton, Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Warkworth, and Brighton.
Since Thanksgiving Monday is a statutory holiday in Ontario, all government offices, banks, and liquor and beer stores are closed. Many grocery stores and other businesses are also closed. Most tourist attractions and recreational services remain open.

What’s open and closed on the Thanksgiving Weekend

Holiday hours for 249 selected businesses, organizations, and services in Peterborough and across the Kawarthas.
Peterborough fuzz-folk duo Mayhemingways (Benj Rowland and Josh Fewings) perform at Marley's in Buckhorn on Friday, October 6th. This will your last chance to see them before they head off on their first European tour later this month and in November. (Photo: Kevin Warren / Facebook)

nightlifeNOW – October 5 to 11

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, October 5 to Wednesday, October 11.
The RBC branch at 135 Burleigh Street in Apsley. (Photo: Google Maps)

RBC confirms Apsley will lose its only bank

News leaks that RBC branch in Apsley will close, part of national trend.
Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC)

Peterborough Regional Health Centre to open 24 new inpatient beds year round

Unfunded hospital unit to help address surging patient volumes.
In advance of the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism's annual Awards Gala, bidding is now open for a couples getaway package at Couples Resort in Whitney on the edge of Algonquin Park, a $1632 value with all proceeds supporting the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism. (Photo: Couples Resort)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – October 4, 2017

Featuring upcoming events, couples getaway auction, Parks Canada property in Lakefield, Gala sponsor spotlight, and more.
Lindsay is one of three communities taking place in the Ontario Basic Income Pilot, a three-year test project exploring whether an annual salary can help people in precarious work situations avoid poverty.

Basic income pilot program launches in Lindsay next week

Poverty in the Lindsay area featured on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin.
As well as being one of Canada's most successful tech entreprenurs, Michele Romanow also stars on CBC Television's hit show "Dragons' Den". She will be speaking at a special Ontario 150 E-Connect at the Market Hall in Peterborough on October 30. (Photo: CBC)

Tech entrepreneur and CBC Dragon Michele Romanow to speak in Peterborough

Innovation Cluster and Ontario 150 present 'E-Connect with Michele Romanow' at the Market Hall on October 30

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